Contact: Kristen McDonald
Statement by Rep. Jim Boyd on the Appropriations Committee’s Passage of Election Reform
Tallahassee, Fla.—State Representative Jim Boyd (R-Bradenton), sponsor of HB 7013, today released the following statement regarding the Appropriations Committee’s passage of the election reform bill:
“I am pleased that this sensible proposal to increase accessibility and efficiency in Florida’s election process has cleared another hurdle in the House. By passing this piece of legislation today, the Appropriations Committee took an important next step in preventing the problems we saw during the 2012 election from occurring again in the future. These proposed reforms will help ensure Florida voters have ample opportunity to cast a ballot and participate in fair and efficient elections. I thank the Members of the Committee for recognizing the importance of this issue and for their thoughtful debate on the proposal.”
HB 7013 Florida Election Code will be heard next in the State Affairs Committee.
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